There was a hacker attack on the Italian national tax office.
The relevant information was published on the official forum of the LockBit cyber ransomware group.
According to the hackers, they entered the networks of the tax authorities and stole more than 100 gigabytes of data, including copies of documents, financial reports and signed contracts.
The Italian tax authority assessed what happened as an attempt to manipulate the market and unfair competition.
The agency said that information on security violations is currently being checked.